Shares of some top aerospace companies were up at the close of trading:

Boeing rose $.60 or .5 percent, to $125.58.

Lockheed Martin Corp. rose $.61 or .4 percent, to $172.13.

Northrop Grumman Corp. rose $.28 or .2 percent, to $127.01.

Raytheon rose $.26 or .3 percent, to $95.06.

Textron rose $.32 or .8 percent, to $38.29.

United Technologies Corp. rose $.47 or .4 percent, to $108.56.